YELESHWARAM

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Location : 53.10-km From Devarakonda, Nalgonda District
Significance : Archaeological Site
Main Find : Buddhist Relics
Nearby Attractions : Nagarjunakonda, Nagarjunasagar Dam, Ethipothala Falls

This village is situated at a distance of 53.10-km from Devarakonda and 38.62-km from the Macherla. It is situated on the northern bank of the river Krishna and appears to belong to the Buddhist and Andhra periods of the first century AD.

The place has considerable archaeological importance and the excavations conducted at the site yielded many relics of the upper Palaeolithic, Microlithic, Chalcolithic and Megalithic complexes.

Andhra Pradesh Archaeological Department is maintaining at Hyderabad - a museum in which the relics unearthed at Yeleshwaram are exhibited.

HOW TO GET THERE


Rail: The nearest railhead is at Macherla, in Guntur District.

Road: Macherla is also well connected by road. Tourists can take buses from Devarkonda.



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